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Navy Boot Camp Book 1951 Company 285 The Keel

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1951 Company 285

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1951 Company 285
GGA Image ID # 10027c8326

Roster for Recruit Company 285 for 1951, United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Company Commander: R. G. Liberty, BT1. 72 Men Graduated. Training Dates Not Reported.

Company 51-285 Leadership

  • Company Commander: R. G. Liberty, BT1

Company 51-285 Recruit Roster

  1. Vincent T. Agan,
  2. George R. Algeo,
  3. O. L. Boatman,
  4. Samuel E. Anger,
  5. William L. Artman
  6. Virgil W. Bales, Jr.,
  7. John J. Banach,
  8. Charles A. Basil,
  9. Donald L. Baughman,
  10. Donald E. Beavis
  11. R. C. Blankenmeyer,
  12. Stanley J. Bogart,
  13. George B. Burklin,
  14. George W. Cheney,
  15. Steve P. Christ,
  16. Robert J. Clancy,
  17. Arthur L. Cooke.
  18. Donald E. Curren,
  19. Philip DeCapito,
  20. Frank F. DeStefano,
  21. William A. Dirkman,
  22. Homer W. Dray,
  23. DeWayne E. Elgin,
  24. Lawrence E. Everett
  25. Dale F. Fisher,
  26. J. E. Frederickson, Jr.,
  27. James A. Gagnier,
  28. Peter P. Georgulas,
  29. Jay J. Gurisko,
  30. Lawrence H. Harmon,
  31. Robert A. Hays
  32. Jay W. Herr,
  33. Norman P. Holton,
  34. James W. Holland,
  35. George F. Holt,
  36. Lloyd C. Kaufmann,
  37. George C. Lamar,
  38. Louis Lukes, Jr.
  39. Donald G. Maxwell,
  40. William H. McMahon,
  41. Frank P. McNeil,
  42. Robert C. McNeil,
  43. John A. Miklos,
  44. William H. Morris,
  45. Joseph F. Nardo
  46. George D. Nielsen,
  47. William F. Papke,
  48. John A. Peacock,
  49. John N. Perito,
  50. James W. Pillon,
  51. John C. Platt,
  52. Dominic J. Potts
  53. Joseph G. Rettig,
  54. Jack A. Rifenberg,
  55. Frederick K. Sadler,
  56. Gerald L. Schulmeyer,
  57. Donald W. Scott,
  58. Lavelle C. Seilers,
  59. Donald J. Shackel
  60. Bernard T. Shaw,
  61. Carl J. Smith,
  62. Edward Soifer.
  63. Kenneth R. Stevens,
  64. Merle A. Thompson,
  65. Jack R. Turner,
  66. Norman E. Voyles
  67. Robert W. Willett, Jr.,
  68. Michael Yarabinec,
  69. Marvin Young, Jr.,
  70. R. E. Davies,
  71. K. E. Lawrence,
  72. T. L. Armstrong.

Navy Boot Camp Recruit Photos - Company 51-285

Company 51-285 Recruits, Page 1

Company 51-285 Recruits, Page 1 | GGA Image ID # 100282b4a6

In Ordnance and Gunnery classes, we learn to load and operate both the 5"-38 cal. and the 40-mm. guns.

Company 51-285 Recruits, Page 2

Company 51-285 Recruits, Page 2 | GGA Image ID # 1002d68611

All in a day's work. . . . Firefighting class and firing the .22 cal. rifle for score.

Company 51-285 Recruits, Page 3

Company 51-285 Recruits, Page 3 | GGA Image ID # 1003af07b6

Routine activities include physical training, gas mask drill, military drill, and helping in the galley during service week.

Company 51-285 Recruits, Page 4

Company 51-285 Recruits, Page 4 | GGA Image ID # 1003cc333c

  • Graduation day
  • Final Bag Inspection
  • Our honor man receives his award and we pass in Final review.
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